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Claire, Emily and Kiah finishing the last mile of their 24-hour challenge.

One Mile Per Hour, One Marathon Per Day

Sophia Cordoba, Editor June 28, 2021

It was 6:00 am on a Sunday morning when senior cross country runners Kiah Snyder, Claire Galvin, and Emily Poag set out for their first run of the day. Monday morning, over 24 hours later, their workout...

February/March Album Review

February/March Album Review

Sophia Cordoba, Junior Editor April 12, 2021

  Revelación - Selena Gomez On March 12, 2021, Selena Gomez took a dive into a new genre with grace. Although Revelación is certainly not her first Spanish work, the EP marks her first...

An extremist hangs from the balcony of the Senate chambers.

The Great American Hypocrisy

Sophia Cordoba, Editor January 6, 2021

This past fall, TikTok users had a fun time ruminating on the idea of storming Capitol Hill. These left-wing Generation Z teens created hour's worth of satirical content for how they might act if Joseph...

An overhead view of the band on their October 3rd spectacular performance.

Marching On!

Sofia Mamakos, WEB reporter December 3, 2020

Before the sun had reached the horizon, and the cold September wind blew icy through the air, the Ames High Marching Band students and directors (who would much rather still be in bed), reluctantly trudged...

The cover art for Among Us

Among Us: A Meteoric Rise

Mead Hardacre, WEB Reporter December 3, 2020

Desperate and afraid, a lone crewmate rushes to an emergency console. After he presses a large red button that sounds the alarm, sirens blare throughout the spaceship. Everyone onboard is alerted to the...

Tiktok: Is it worth the hype?

Tiktok: Is it worth the hype?

Sofia Mamakos, WEB reporter October 10, 2020

Fourteen missing assignments, fifteen new due dates, and two essays to write in the span of three days–the workload of a high school student. 165 unread emails and a big fat pile of dirty laundry scattered...

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The New Ames High: What Have We Missed?

Mead Hardacre, WEB Reporter October 9, 2020

A lot of things have changed at Ames High since students last saw each other before spring break. With so many widespread global and national events happening over the past seven months, you’d be forgiven...

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Junior Alexa Kopaska wears her mask as she prepares for a spike.

A Will to Play

Sophia Cordoba, Editor October 8, 2020

  Nearly 4 weeks ago on September 7th, students from around the Des Moines metro area gathered at Terrace Hill to raise their voice in protest. This gathering even brought in some of our very own...

The interior of Cafe Milo in west Ames.

Cafes in Ames: Study Review

Akshata Gandhe, Zoe Mamakos, and Seth Bequette December 16, 2019

Lockwood Cafe Located right outside of a neighborhood on the west side of Ames, the Lockwood Cafe is filled with great amounts of light and cool unique features. For only opening an indoor location recently,...

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